Updated: 12/18/2014 3:17:54 PM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



ESTATE SPECIALIST I (PROBATE COURT)
The minimum starting salary is $30,280. Position is responsible for clericaland administrative work in the office of Probate Court. Coordinates and participates in the receipt, recording and processing of wills and other legal documents. Assists the public, locates documents, answers questions and provides information as needed.

Coordinates and participates in the recordation of wills, legal documents; prepares and maintains records and files. Probates wills after perusing to determine if properly executed and receives legal documents in regard to testate and intestate estates. Coordinates and participates in all phases of the probate process including opening estates, taking appointments, auditing accountings, and determining what is needed in order to close an estate. Has thorough knowledge of the legal regulations and requirements in preparing and maintaining various estate-related records, reports, and information in an effective manner. Assists the public, locates documents, answers questions and provides information. Able to prioritize work assignments and to complete duties in a timely manner under deadline. Has considerable knowledge of business language, accounting, spelling and math. Has the ability to operate equipment necessary in the performance of specific duties. Knowledgeable of computer applications as related to tasks and responsibilities. Knows how to complete accurate work-related documents, requests, and other correspondence as specified by the department. Has the ability to multi-task and must have good organizational skills as well as good listening skills. Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion in providing information and assistance to various individuals involved in the operation of the Probate Court. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are an Associate degree in Business Administration from an accredited college, and experience or training in accounting. Must have good typing and computer skills and be certified as a Notary Public.
Applications are accepted until January 2, 2015.


DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARK MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $28,037. Performs skilled work participating in the installation, construction, repair, maintenance and care of grounds and facilities at any property owned and operated by Spartanburg County. Reports to the Park Superintendent/Park Technician III at one of the following facilities: North Spartanburg Park Maintenance, Old Canaan Road Maintenance, Tyger River Park Maintenance or Cleveland Park Maintenance.

Position requires considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures of landscaping, general maintenance, construction, carpentry, materials, equipment, and safety precautions as they pertain to the duties of the Park Maintenance Technician. Must know of industry standards and codes and be able to implement same. Requires ability to ensure safe and proper completion of projects; the ability to understand and follow instructions both oral and written; the ability to operate simple machinery and equipment; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; the ability to prepare reports; the ability to skillfully use the specialized tools and operate equipment related to area assigned. Has the ability to perform required duties in extreme weather conditions. Must have good technical and organizational skills and be able to complete tasks without constant supervision.

The minimum education and experience requirements are any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in grounds and facility maintenance work. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Class A CDL and SC Pesticide Applicator’s License, Category 3, considered a plus.
Applications are accepted until January 10, 2015.


SENIOR ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER (PUBLIC DEFENDER/SPARTANBURG)
Part-time
The minimum starting salary is $26.08/hr. Performs intermediate professional work providing legal services to indigent citizens accused of crimes in the magistrate’s court. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Deputy or Chief Public Defender.

Interviews clients; researches issues of law and evidence; prepares defenses against criminal prosecutions; appears in court to present defense; prepares and maintains files and records. Must have extensive knowledge of policies, procedures, methods and activities of the Public Defender Department. Must possess thorough knowledge and expertise in legal matters and criminal law, and the processes involved in same; must have extensive knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the department; knowledgeable in the principles of organization, planning, development, and implementation of responsibilities as they relate to the activities of the Senior Assistant Public Defender; extensive knowledge of the legal system, state laws and court rules; ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups from a wide variety of backgrounds; able to use independent judgment and discretion as necessary in providing assistance and information to the general public. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner and with the utmost integrity in the best interest of the public. Must be able to compile, prepare, review and analyze an assortment of information; ability to effectively perform required duties and responsibilities under stressful and demanding conditions; ability to schedule activities and to establish certification requirements as they pertain to job responsibilities; ability to keep abreast of changing laws and procedures. Must be able to utilize all levels of functional and situation judgment as required.

Graduate of a law school of recognized standing and licensed by the state of South Carolina to practice law. Must be qualified for court appearance and have considerable experience in defense law.
Applications are accepted until December 29, 2014.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


BUILDING MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (FACILITIES MAINTENANCE)
Facilities Maintenance/Detention
Starting salary $32,702 - Performs an intermediate semiskilled and skilled work in a variety of building maintenance assignments under regular supervision; frequently operates specialized an other equipment in connection with the tasks to which assigned.

Conducts general building and facilities maintenance activities; operates equipment; maintains and repairs buildings and equipment; performs carpentry, electrical, plumbing and mechanical maintenance and repair tasks. Performs a variety of routine and skilled County building maintenance and repair as regularly scheduled or assigned. Maintains, repairs, and installs various building related systems including electrical, plumbing, sewer, HVAC, structural, etc. Performs necessary grounds work as cutting grass, blowing debris and leaves from walks, picking up refuse and trash, etc. Performs general maintenance and repair of machinery and related building equipment. Performs periodic preventive maintenance work cleaning filters, coils and strainers; adjusts or changes belts; greases and oils pumps, motors and bearings. Performs rough and finished carpentry work on construction projects including tasks such as building concrete forms, hanging doors and windows, hanging sheetrock, installing hardware, etc. Services air conditioning, heat pumps, and boiler equipment as necessary. Must have considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures of skilled maintenance and carpentry as they pertain to the performance of duties of the Building Maintenance Mechanic. Knows of industry standards and codes and is able to implement such into the daily completion of projects. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations. Must be thoroughly knowledgeable in the approved methods and materials used in the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings and related structures. Must have ability to anticipate the amount of supplies and materials needed for construction and repairs. Knowledgeable in the safe operational procedures in the use of heavy equipment, machines, tools, and toxic agents. Must have ability to perform required duties and responsibilities in extreme weather conditions. Possesses comprehensive knowledge of trade terminology and principles. Must be able to read, understand and complete written requests and work assignments. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education requirements are high school graduate and considerable experience as a semiskilled or skilled worker in the maintenance, repair and/or construction activity to which assigned.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


SITE MONITOR (LANDFILL-WELLFORD)
The minimum starting salary is $10.19/hr - Under regular supervision, performs responsible semiskilled work involving a variety of assignments at County landfill. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Landfill Supervisor.

Checks vehicles entering landfill; verifies origin of trash; ensures no hazardous materials are present; directs traffic to appropriate disposal site. Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the department pertaining to specific duties of the Landfill Site Operator. Understands the rules of proper disposal operations. Has the ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups from a wide variety of educational and cultural backgrounds. Has the ability to utilize common sense understanding and independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. Has the ability to work in various weather conditions including smoke, dust, heat, cold, wetness, etc. Able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Able to assist truck drivers, and guide vehicles into dumping positions and to maintain the disposal facility in a clean manner.

High School graduate with the ability to deal and meet with the public in a proper manner.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION ASSISTANT (REC CENTERS/COUNTY)
Salary range- Minimum wage - $11.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Programs Manager. Work hours will be varied and may include weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Requirements of Job:
•Must have good technical and organizational skills.
•Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instruction.
•Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records.
•Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job, including working in extreme weather conditions. Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to swim.
•Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.
•Must be customer-friendly, supporting program by greeting visitors and providing information. Must to be able to lead and direct customer groups in recreational activities, dealing courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrating good judgment, tact and courtesy.
•Must demonstrate concern for safety and compliance with program regulations to insure customer' compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care.
•Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Training and Experience:
•Requires knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles.
•For recreation programs involving children aged 5-12, requires completion of high school and one year of experience in recreational activities for children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Requires an excellent work history and attendance record as well as possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record.
•Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen.
•Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 12/18/2014 3:17:54 PM EOE